Search Resources (English): Gender differences, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Improving conditions: integrating sex and gender into federal mental health and addictions policy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/ImprovingConditions.pdf

Examines factors across the lifespan that demonstrate why an examination of sex differences and gender influences is crucial to any policy work in mental health and substance use.

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Published: 2006
Time to deliver on gender and HIV/AIDS  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Examines the ways in which sex and gender function to make women and girls susceptible to HIV.

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Published: 2006
Gender-sensitive home and community care and caregiving research: a synthesis paper  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications/synthesis.pdf

Reviews 45 gender-sensitive studies of home and community care and caregiving and identifies research gaps.

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Published: 2002
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq female youth in Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving22.pdf

Explores the underlying stress experiences of Mi'kmaq young women living on reserves, and seeks to develop policy and program interventions.

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Published: 2001
Girls, women and substance use  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/substanceUse.pdf

Summarizes the ways in which substance use and addiction differ for girls and women, and the implications of those differences for policy, research, systems and services.

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Published: 2005
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq on-reserve female youth in Nova Scotia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/an-exploration.pdf

Examines the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health stressors experienced by Mi'kmaq female youth.

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Published: 2001
Does gender count?: Differences in English-Canadian beliefs, attitudes and behaviours towards breast cancer and infertility: des  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/gender-count.pdf

Aims to provide an empirical framework for statements about Canadian attitudes towards, or use of, technologies and complementary care.

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Published: 2001
The inclusion of women in clinical trials: are we asking the right questions?  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/clinicalTrialsEN.pdf
Addresses the issues evoked in considering the inclusion of women in clinical trials, highlighting especially where gender, even more than sex, is pertinent. (See Details)
Published: 2006
The gender factor: why we should be concerned about gender when we work on issues of HIV/AIDS  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/The_Gender_Factor.pdf
Aruges for a gender-based analysis of HIV/AIDS work, as the pandemic is fuelled by gender-based factors such as poverty, inequality, and power imbalances between women and men, girls and boys. (See Details)
Gender and HIV/AIDS programme: promoting a gender-based approach to HIV and AIDS policies, progarmmes and research  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Gender_HIV_Programme.pdf
Argues that HIV/AIDS is a gender-based epidemic, and details the reasons for this. (See Details)